Last Updated on April 1, 2019 by Chef Mireille
A collection of over 20 traditional Mexican Recipes and Mexican inspired Recipes to make your Cinco de Mayo feast incredible.
Everything from simple salsa’s and refreshing summer drinks to hearty and filling soups and stews.
So let’s check them out!
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Do you know why we celebrate Cinco de Mayo?
The history of Cinco de Mayo was to celebrate the May 5th victory in 1862 of Mexican forces over the French at the Battle of Puebla. There really isn’t much fanfare over this holiday in Mexico, but here in America, this holiday has reached greater significance as a day to celebrate Mexican culture and heritage. This is one of the biggest holidays celebrated in bars – but who says the only way to celebrate is drinking tequila and margaritas while scarfing down nachos in a bar?
Instead how about enjoying some flavorful authentic Mexican Recipes at home as a better way to truly celebrate Mexican culture! Here are a few of my Mexican recipes from breakfast to dessert, hearty stews, light salads and tacos – something to satisfy everyone’s palate!. Enjoy!
Mexican Breakfast Recipes
Mexican Side Dishes
Mexican Main Course Recipes
- Birria Consome
- Birria Ramen
- Mexican Goat Stew
- Chiles Rellenos
- Vegetarian Enchiladas
- Fish Tacos
- Vegetarian Chayote Tacos
- Pozole Verde
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